Oscar predictions: ‘Gravity’ will win seven, ’12 Years a Slave’ three including Best Picture

These predictions are based on a combination of the four sets of forecasts at Gold Derby: 30 Experts8 Editors, Top 24 Users (those who scored highest predicting last year’s winners) and All Users.

“Gravity” is predicted to prevail with seven of its 10 nominations:
Best Director, Alfonso Cuaron
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Score
Best Sound Editing
Best Sound Mixing
Best Visual Effects

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“12 Years a Slave” will win three of its nine bids:
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress, Lupita Nyongo
Best Adapted Screenplay

Dallas Buyers Club” will take three of its six:
Best Actor, Matthew McConaughey
Best Supporting Actor, Jared Leto
Best Makeup & Hairstyling

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Frozen” will win both of its bids: Best Animated Feature, Best Song 

The Great Gatsby” will win both of its nominations: Best Costume Design, Best Production Design

“American Hustle” will go one for 10, winning just Original Screenplay.

Blue Jasmine” will one of its three races: Best Actress, Cate Blanchett

Films with multiple nominations expected to be shut out include:
“Captain Phillips” (six)
“Nebraska” (six)
“Her” (five)
“The Wolf of Wall Street” (five)
“Philomena” (four)
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (three)

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